Bibliographic Resources on “Man-Eaters” in Victorian Literature

Here you will find bibliographic resources on “man-eating” creatures (currently the list only covers man-eating plants) in Victorian literature.

MAN-EATING TREES AND PLANTS

Primary Works: Fiction

Aubrey, Frank.  The Devil-Tree of El Dorado.  London: Hutchison & Co., 1896.

Daubeny, Ulric.  “The Sumach.”  Drakula’s Brood.  Ed. Richard Dalby. New York: Dorset P, 1992.

Doyle, Arthur Conan.  “The American’s Tale.”  My Friend the Murderer: and other Mysteries and Adventures.  Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P, 1971.

Garis, Howard R.  “Professor Jonkin’s Cannibal Plant.”  Science Fiction by Gaslight: A History and Anthology of Science Fiction in the Popular Anthologies.  Ed. Sam Moskowitz.  Westport, CT:  Hyperion P, 1974.

Nesbit, E.  “The Pavilion.”  The Supernatural Reader.  Ed. Groff Conklin.  New York: Collier P, 1965.

Robinson, Phil.  “The Man-Eating Tree.” Under the Sun.  Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1882.

Wells, H.G.  “The Flowering of the Strange Orchid.”  The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells. Hackensack, N.J.: Wehman Bros., 1966.

White, Fred.  “The Purple Terror.”  Science Fiction by Gaslight: A History and Anthology of Science Fiction in the Popular Anthologies.  Ed. Sam Moskowitz.  Westport, CT: Hyperion P, 1974.

Primary Works: Poetry

Darwin, Erasmus.  “The Loves of Plants.”  The Poetical Works of Erasmus Darwin.  Vol. 2.  London: J. Johnson, 1806.

Primary Works: Non-Fiction

“A Man-Eating Plant.”  Trewman’s Exeter Flying Post or Plymouth and Cornish Advertiser. 19 Mar. 1892: 6

“The Devil’s Snare.”  Nottinghamshire Guardian.  16 Jan. 1892: 6.

Liche, Carl. “The Man-Eating Tree.” 1878. Rpt. in Madagascar: Land of the Man-Eating Tree. Chase Salmon Osborne.  New York: Republic Publishing Co., 1924

“The Upas Tree of Fact and Fiction.” The Leisure Hour.  6(1857): 12-14. Print.

“The Valley of Poison in Java.”  Chamber’s Edinburgh Magazine.  370(1839): 46.